Dettling Family History

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Dettling Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Dettlingen in Württemberg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Etling, Metting, Delling, Dahling, Oetting, Melling, Getting

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Dettling Family Origin

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Dettling Family Occupations

What did your Dettling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dettling. 16% of Dettling men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Dettling women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dettling were Manager and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • School Teacher
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dettling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dettling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dettling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 742 immigration records available for the last name Dettling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 612 military records available for the last name Dettling. For the veterans among your Dettling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dettling Life Expectancy

What is the average Dettling lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dettling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dettling in 1944 was 36, and 95 in 2004.

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